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Telfer promotes Diversity and Inclusion during Second Annual Case Competition

On March 3-4, 2017, the Telfer School of Management, in partnership with Export Development Canada and Deloitte, hosted the second annual Diversity and Inclusion MBA Case Competition. During this case competition, teams examined emerging challenges and proposed solutions pertaining to the frequently overlooked issues of diversity and inclusion in organizations.  This innovative competition gives future   …Continue Reading

Telfer students participate in 2017 National Model African Union Conference

From February 22nd to 26th, seven Telfer School of Management students took on the challenge of representing the University of Ottawa at the 2017 National Model African Union Conference at Howard University in Washington, DC. The 2017 National Model African Union Conference involved Canadian, American and Korean Universities representing various African nations. The conference provided   …Continue Reading

A Day in the Life of a CEO

Do you ever wonder what a day in the life of a CEO looks like? The other day, I got to spend my 9 to 5 with Goldy Hyder, CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada, a prominent public relations consulting company. Thanks to the CEOx1 Day program, organized by Odgers Berndtson, and after a rigorous multi-stage   …Continue Reading

MBA Student Kevin Smiley launches social enterprise that helps Syrian refugees

Kevin Smiley is a full-time MBA student at the Telfer School of Management and a strong believer in social entrepreneurship. This year, he founded SuraiTea Inc., a social enterprise tea shop which employs mostly Syrian refugees in order to provide them with job opportunities in Canada, all while also raising money for settlement efforts. Being   …Continue Reading

BCom student Jia Li receives Futures Fund Scholarship at the Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year Gala in Toronto

Testimonial written by Jia Li, 4th year BCom in Accounting student My name is Jia Li, and my dream is to become one of tomorrow’s leaders. The Futures Fund recognizes the accomplishments of 10 university students, each from a different school of management across the country. I am honoured to have been selected by Telfer   …Continue Reading

A weekend of firsts for DECA uOttawa

The Redefine Conference took place from March 4th to March 6th, 2016 at the University of Waterloo. Delegates were required to use their creativity and problem-solving skills to present their solutions to real-world business cases to industry professionals. Competitive events included: Marketing Management, Fashion and Retail Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, and International   …Continue Reading

BCom Student Paulo Guedes’ Junior Team Canada Experience in Peru

Written by Paulo Guedes Moreau, 2nd year Telfer BCom (International Management) student I consider myself fortunate to have participated on Junior Team Canada (JTC) on behalf of the Telfer School of Management. In October, I was looking for a scholarship which reflected the growing importance of multiculturalism in business. At the time, I was applying for the   …Continue Reading

Telfer Equity Challenge Team Advances to Local Toronto CFA Finals

(Left to Right: Dmitry Shorikov, Yufei (Ethan) Zhang, Rabbi Kazi, Alejandro Fiszman) The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an annual global competition hosted by the CFA Institute that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis. The competition starts with local rounds in October, followed by a regional round in April,   …Continue Reading

Telfer School of Management invited to the CFA Ethics Challenge for the first time

Article written by team member Brandon Larochelle, BCom Finance January 14, 2016 marked the first time Telfer School of Management had been invited to the annual CFA Ethics Challenge held in Toronto. As a newcomer, there were obvious expectations set on us, as a school, to do well and to showcase the strengths and skills   …Continue Reading

uOttawa makes its mark at DECA Provincials

DECA is a professional development organization, with chapters spanning various countries across the globe. It develops young leaders, putting to the test students’ presentation skills and business knowledge in intense competitions with both a written and an oral component, in categories across many areas of business. On January 15 and 16 in Toronto, University of   …Continue Reading